SIT20312 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

Your hospitality career

Hospitality is a dynamic and fast growing industry which offers many different career opportunities across a range of different industry sectors, from restaurants to cafes, nightclubs to casinos and hotels. This course is suitable for people with little to no previous experience in a hospitality work role. It provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring basic operational knowledge and limited practical skills in a defined context.

  • Duration
    Accelerated: 26 weeks
    Standard: 52 weeks
  • Study Mode
    Online + work experience
  • Work Placement
  • Next Start Dates

The following units of competency are included in this course:

The core units of competency and workplace readiness units include:

SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices
SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA201 Participate in safe food handling practices
BSBCMM201A Commuicate in the workplace
BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
SITHCCC101 Use food preperation equipment
SITHCCC201 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery *
SITHCCC207 Use cookery skills effectively *
SITHKOP101 Clean kitchen premises and equipment *
SITXINV202 Maintain the quality of perishable items*
SITHCCC102 Prepare simple dishes
SITHCCC103 Prepare sandwiches
SITHCCC202 Produce appetisers and salads

Work experience must be satisfactorily completed in order to successfully complete this qualification. We will assist students to source work experience in their local area and provide insurance at approved work experience hosts.

This course has been superseded. Enrolments in this course must be completed by 2nd September 2017.

To gain entry to this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have basic computer skills including Microsoft word
  • Be able to read and write in english
  • Have regular access to a computer and internet
  • Capacity to complete work experience in a hospitality establishment

This course is available under Smart and Skilled funding for eligible NSW residents.
Check eligibility and fees for this course under NSW Smart and Skilled funding here.

Not in NSW? The course fee for this course is:
Semester one:$766.50
Semester two:$328.50

To enrol in this course please contact us on 1800 709 035.

People who hold this qualification find employment in the following job roles:

  • Bar Attendant
  • Bottle Shop Attendant
  • Café Attendant
  • Catering Assistant
  • Food and Beverage Attendant
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Gaming Attendant
  • Porter
  • Room Attendant

Once you hold this qualification, you may be eligible for entry into the following courses:

  • SIT30713 Certificate III in Hospitality

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Industry Insight

128,000 Australians were employed as kitchen assistants in 2014.



“The staff were always more than willing to assist in questions and progress of the course. I also was very happy that I received phone calls about the course and asking me if I needed any help.”

Daniel Beaumont

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Tuggerah, 2259, NSW

Phone: 1800 709 035
Fax: 02 9012 0109

RTO code: 91171
ABN: 20 115 144 584